1 Day Balloon & Kuranda Tour Combo

Balloon Flight, Kuranda, Skyrail or Train

  • Scenic Hot Air Ballooning
  • Skyrail or Train & Kuranda Village
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1 Day Balloon & Kuranda Tour Combo Info


See the best of the Cairns Highlands by air, with a balloon flight and a choice of either Skyrail rainforest cableway experience or the Kuranda Scenic Rail.

Raging Thunder will take you up on a magical and exhilarating flight of your life in the world's largest commercial hot air balloon. The Atherton Tablelands provide the perfect conditions for Hot Air Ballooning and the view from your basket of rolling hills and winding streams is stunning.

A coach will pick you up from your accommodation for the 90 minute drive to the flight site. You will arrive just in time to see the balloons beginning to inflate.

As the sun rises your pilots gently lift off and quietly glide the balloons over the panorama of the Cairns Highlands.  

After your magnificent 30 minute flight transfer to Kuranda Village for free time to explore the markets.

Skyrail Option:  Skyrail, the world's longest gondola cableway, for the journey back to Cairns. The cable stretches 7.5 kilometres just metres above Tropical North Queensland's world heritage rainforest with spectacular views of the coast like you've never seen before. It is a brilliant half-day option for people of all ages.

The standard day has you arriving in Kuranda by 9am after the Hot Air Ballooning experience.  With a Skyrail departing Kuranda at 1:15pm and your coach transfer from the Skyrail station at Smithfield back to your hotel departing at 3pm.   If you prefer less time in Kuranda please let us know. 

Kuranda Scenic Rail Option:  One way Kuranda Train departing Kuranda at 2pm or 3.30pm and arriving in Cairns Central Railway Station at 4pm or 5.30pm.  From here you will make your own way back to your accommodation. 

Departs Cairns daily around 4:15am and you can spend as little or as much time in Kuranda as you like.  The standard day has you arriving in Kuranda by 9am after the Hot Air Ballooning experience.   


  • Cairns and Northern Beaches (Trinity Beach, Palm Cove) return hotel transfers
  • 30 minute Hot Air Balloon Flight
  • Personalised flight certificate
  • Free Time to explore Kuranda markets
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway from Kuranda to Smithfield Station OR
  • OR Kuranda Scenic Rail departing Kuranda at 2pm or 3.30pm
  • Aviation levy 

Please Note:

  • Minimum age is 4 years old.
  • Ballooning is not suitable for pregnant ladies.

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